Tag "New Hampshire"

OBW America East Power Rankings v1

The college basketball season is now fully in swing, and with a week and a half in the books, it’s time to take a look at how the America East teams look in the (very) early going, with our first

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New Hampshire shows heart in 58-50 loss at Boston College

The Wildcats didn’t get the win, but in the eyes of their head coach, they took a big step towards answering some big question marks. “A huge question mark going into this season and going into this game tonight was

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Tanner Leissner explodes onto the scene

The form was funky, perhaps even ugly – the ball cocked over to the right side of his body — but the rotation on the ball, and the sound – not so much a swish, but an explosion erupting through

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Wildcats walking wounded: Jacoby Armstrong hobbled, Joe Bramanti injured, Matt Miller suspended

Jacoby Armstrong seemed to have to turn sideways in order to fit his massive shoulders through the doorway at Conte Forum Friday night – at just 19 years old, the 6-foot-6-inch, 230 pound forward is already built like a grown

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Jaleen Smith — what a difference a year makes.

One year and one day ago, the University of New Hampshire went toe-to-toe with Duquesne. For 40 minutes the Wildcats played their far larger foes as equals, before shocking their Atlantic-10 hosts on their home court 84-81. And for every

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Coaches Q & A series: New Hampshire’s Bill Herrion — a port in the storm and a lot of great conversations along the way

  It was a port in the storm; one of the thousands of forgettable, flickering fluorescent bulbed stops along the way that littler the back roads of small conference hoops. That was where I had my first conversation with New

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Herrion’s Highway: Three decades later, New Hampshire’s head coach remains driven

Basketball has been a very long, winding, and lately, rocky road for New Hampshire head coach Bill Herrion. “It’s been a pretty long run. It’s been a pretty rough, long run, if you hear what I’m saying, and I know

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No. 1 Vermont slingshots its way past No. 8 New Hampshire, 77-60, advances to semifinals

It’s the oldest trick in the book – the rope-a-dope. For 12 minutes, the Vermont Catamounts (20-9 Division I, 16-1 AE) gave their opponent the impression that the events on the court constituted a competitive game. Sure, Vermont was destroying

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Daniel Dion growing up fast

(Stony Brook, N.Y.) — New Hampshire freshman Daniel Dion looked like a veteran on court Saturday in the Wildcats’ 73-69 upset win over Stony Brook. Dion scored nine of his 13 points, including the game-winning three-pointer, during a stretch that

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Jordon Bronner: New Hampshire’s 40 minute man

Thumb through any UNH Wildcats box score from the past four years and you are likely to see an efficient but unmemorable stat line next to point guard Jordon Bronner’s name. It’s when you look at the opposing box, specifically

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